Independent Non-Executive Director
Catherine West was appointed to the Board in May 2016 as an independent, Non-Executive Director and is the Chair of the People & Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee.
Ms West has more than 25 years of business and legal affairs experience in the media industry, both in Australia and the UK. Her most recent executive role was Director of Legal – Content Commercial and Joint Ventures for Sky Plc in the UK. In this role, she was responsible for all of Sky’s content relationships, distribution, commercial activities and joint ventures.
Ms West has been a non-executive director since 2016 and in addition to Nine, serves on the Boards of ASX listed Monash IVF Group and Peter Warren Automotive. She is also a director and Vice-President of the Sydney Breast Cancer Foundation, a director of NIDA and the NIDA Foundation Trust, and a Governor of Wenona School. She is a consultant to media companies internationally and to the healthcare sector.
Ms West is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Sydney.